It is time to start warming up the snow blowers and lighting the fireplace. Before you do, take a look at some home products you may use in the winter that were recalled over the summer months. To check other products for safety issues, go to SaferProducts.gov.

 

Product
Recall Press Release
Hazard/Remedy
 Products/Description

Dyson Recalls Bladeless Portable Electric Heaters Due to Fire Hazard.About 338,000 units in the U.S. and 43,000 in Canada
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The heaters can develop (…)

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Do you own this electric heater? The metal heater is grey, with a handle on top and vents in the front. It says Flow Pro, Airtech, Aloha Breeze or Comfort Essentials on the front of the heater. The model number 1013 is on a label on the lower left corner of the back panel of the heater.

If you have one of the 2.2 million of these heaters sold by Wal-Mart Stores Inc. for about $18, immediately stop using it and return the heater to any Walmart store for a full refund.

The heaters can malfunction (…)

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